Re: What sounds better than "as-is", but means the same?

Subject: Re: What sounds better than "as-is", but means the same?
From: "Bill Swallow" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "mlist -at- safenet-inc -dot- com" <mlist -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 10:02:04 -0400

Your wordy version is better because it describes what you understand
"as-is" to mean. Your users may not have a clue about what "as-is"
means. Context is king.

On 4/21/06, mlist -at- safenet-inc -dot- com <mlist -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
> A local manager just requested that I update the Customer Release Notes for
> one product to say that a certain add-in that we just grab and include for
> convenience (like apache, but not) is provided "as-is". But she wants me to
> say it in a nicer fashion. Well, I can get wordy and say that we provide it
> as a courtesy, but it is untested by us and was not put through formal
> integration for this release of our product.
> Personally, I think "as-is" sounds fine and says what we mean. Is there a
> warmer and cozier synonym?

Bill Swallow
HATT List Owner
WWP-Users List Owner
Senior Member STC, TechValley Chapter

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